Kombu kelp
Protected: Organic Kombu Digitata Granules

Kelp L. digitata is a tough, leathery, dark brown seaweed that grows to two or three metres. The holdfast which anchors it to the rock is conical and has a number of spreading root-like protrusions called rhizoids. The stipe or stalk is flexible and oval in cross section. The blade is large and shaped like the palm of a hand with a number of more or less regular finger-like segments. This seaweed can be distinguished from the rather similar Laminaria hyperborea by being darker in colour and having a shorter stipe that does not easily snap when bent.  

 A great way to add seaweed in practically anything savoury you eat.

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Protected: Organic Irish Wakame Granules Flavour Enhancer
Protected: Organic Irish Wakame Granules Flavour Enhancer

Irish Wakame or in Ireland Láir or Láracha    20 grams

Wakame is a rich source of eicosapentaenoic acid, an omega 3 fatty acid. At over 400 mg/100 kcal or almost 1 mg/kJ, it has one of the higher nutrient: calorie ratios for this nutrient, and among the very highest for a vegetarian source. Cooked Irish Wakame is a sea vegetable, or edible seaweed. It has a subtly sweet flavour and is most often served in soups, pasta, stir fry and salads. High in Iodine, Calcium and Magnesium.  Use only 1/2 table spoon pps

The seaweed granules can be used as a flavour enhancer or as a salt replacement, it also can help lengthen the shelf life of food.

 A great way to add seaweed in practically anything savoury you eat.

Certified Organic by the Irish Organic Farmers and Growers Association.        
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Kelp Capsules
Protected: Kelp Capsules

Kelp Capsules are certified organic by the Irish Organic Farmers and Growers Association.

Kelp capsules  seaweed is a completely natural, organic product and a source of over 70 vitamins and minerals (nothing added). We treat our seaweed in an entirely natural way, hand harvested, hand dried and chopped. No chemicals or any other substance is used in production. No microwave, or any harmful process is undertake. “Like all sea vegetables, kelp capsules  provides minerals found in sea water, especially iodine and trace minerals that may be leaking in our depleted soils. For Westerners unaccustomed to including seaweed in the diet, a small daily supplement of kelp, in tablet or powdered form is a good idea, but don’t overdo -excess iodine may also cause thyroid problems.” Sally Fallon and Mary G Enig PhD ; Nourishing Traditions Cookbook. Health and nutrition claims from the EU commission.
  • Iodine contributes to normal cognitive function.

  • Iodine contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism.

  • Iodine contributes to normal functioning of the nervous system.

  • Iodine contributes to the maintenance of normal skin.

  • Iodine contributes to the normal production of thyroid hormones and normal thyroid function.

Please see the link from the BBC talking about the health benefits of seaweed. http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-26043954 Why we should all eat seaweed. Please watch video on  Ben Fuchs, a nutritional pharmacist from Boulder CO  specializing in using nutritional supplements. https://youtu.be/dybKjaEx6wY Because of soil depletion from unsustainable farming practices, most whole foods are lacking in sufficient mineral levels necessary for human health. GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES ON SAFE IODINE IN TAKE The World Health Organisation considers 1100 mcg iodine per day to be the safe upper limit. The US Institute of Medicine has set 1100 mcg iodine per day as a safe upper limit. The UK Department of Health recommends that a daily intake of 1000 mcg iodine should not be exceeded. However, there is a lot of controversy over these fairly arbitrary figures, and an amount of iodine by a person’s weight has also been proposed. The allowance for a person who weighs 80 kg would be 2400 micrograms per day (mcg/day) – nearly 4 grams of Ascophyllum        
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